Music’s evolution is tightly linked with tech advancements over time; the sonic characteristics of each decade’s music are often driven by recording and playback technology. With that in mind, we are spending a week focusing exclusively on Electronic Music Production. Here’s some new fresh content and tips to spice up your EDM sound:
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Here’s a (free) bonus preset to get you started. This one comes from LA-based producer/composer/mixer Nick Sylvester, who is a founding partner of the artist-development agency Godmode that has bolstered the careers of artists like Channel Tres, JPEGMAFIA, Yaeji, and loveleo:
“I love the feel of short, punchy minimal techno style drums. There’s a lot of impact but the tail of the transient doesn’t drag on and there’s none of the cheesy Ibiza CD box-set top-end. FilterFreak is wonderful for getting me to this effect quickly: an envelope follower modulates the filter cutoff and the amplitude, with a bit of crunch from driving the program material in Op Amp mode. The mix knob is super helpful if you don’t want to go full Perlon nostalgic but still want the feel of it all.”
Watch this video to learn how to drag+drop preset files right on your plug-ins!